Business Daily is a popular newspaper in Zimbabwe, published from and headquartered in Zimbabwe. In this article, Mediabuzz is going to analyze Business Daily’s media bias and Business Daily’s factual reporting on the basis of its coverage, language used, presidential endorsements, media reports, research and blind surveys. We have also commented on the left or right biasedness of the Business Daily along with its factual accuracy.
Media Bias Analysis Summary
After thorough research, we will conclude whether the Business Dailyis Left Leaning, Right Leaning or Centred in its approach. For Business Daily, we will go through several researches, studies, blind surveys, headline analysis, etc. to comment on Business Daily’s media bias. Based on the above analysis, we will assign one of the media bias meter out of all the seven possible meters shown here.
Factual Reporting Summary
For commenting on the factual accuracy of the Business Daily, we will flip through previous news articles of the publication and observe if Business Daily has published any factually incorrect information. Based on this, we will conclude that we have commented on the factual accuracy of Business Daily. Based on the above analysis, we will assign one of the media reliability meter out of all the three possible meters shown here.
A. Business Daily Media Bias Analysis
Under this section, we will briefly explain the factors that contribute towards our media bias conclusion for Business Daily. We will observe, analyse and comment on the Business Daily language used, presidential endorsement, controversies, allegations, political views of Business Daily’s editors, etc. to support our inference.
1. Business Daily Emotional Influence & Adjectives in Headlines
We will rummage through previous headlines of Business Daily to look out for usage of influential language, adjectives, emotionally charged words, etc. that suggests any bias of Business Daily towards any side of the spectrum.
2. Business Daily Endorsement of President
Endorsement of presidential candidates in elections comments strongly about a newspaper’s affiliation towards left or right. We will look out for candidates that Business Daily has endorsed in previous presidential elections to support Business Daily’s political bias.
3. Political leader’s Criticism of Business Daily
A political leader’s frequent criticism of Business Daily will also suggest about political inclination of the newspaper. In this section, we will observe if any political leader has criticised Business Daily in the past to support our arguments.
4. Allegations on Business Daily
Under this section, we will look out for any previous allegations against Business Daily by any political leader, party, organization or readers to support if Business Daily is biased towards left, right or center.
5. Media Bias Articles from Research Papers, Institutions, etc.
Several reputed fact checking and media bias analytics organizations conduct thorough surveys and research to write about Business Daily media bias. To substantiate our claims about Business Daily’s media bias inclination, we will cite these highly reliable sources and research from reputed organizations.
6. Audience of Business Daily
The audience of Business Daily also strongly suggests its media bias. Therefore, to further substantiate our claims, we will write about Business Daily’s audience whether they are democrats or republicans in their political affinities.
7. Business Daily’s controversial statements and tweets
Several newspapers make controversial statements or tweets on social media that reflect their affinity towards any ideology. We will flip through Business Daily social media accounts to look for clues that suggests Business Daily media bias.
8. Popular editors of Business Daily
Any popular person or editor associated with the Business Daily will also speak a lot about Business Daily’s media bias. We will analyze popular persons or editors of Business Daily that are directly or indirectly linked to any political party or ideology.
9. Business Daily CEO’s political views
In this section, we will look if Business Daily CEO supports or sponsors any political party directly or indirectly. We will look for his tweets, statements, opinion pieces, and controversies that will take us towards Business Daily’s media bias.
B. Business Daily Factual Reporting Analysis
After Business Daily media bias, we will write about Business Daily’s factual reporting, to check whether Business Daily is reliable or not. There are several parameters on which we will be analyzing Business Daily’s factual accuracies and will comment if Business Daily has ever published any false or misleading reports.
1. Business Daily’s misleading or false news articles
We will look for Business Daily’s previous history if it has ever intentionally or unintentionally published any fake news, false or misleading reports to influence audience. We will also write about false claims made by Business Daily in its Op-Ed or news section.
2. Popular Fact-Checking Organizations’ Analysis of Business Daily
Several fact-checking organizations including Politico, FactCheck, Snopes, Poynter, etc. conduct frequent fact-check on news articles published by newspapers. We will list down fact-checks that mentioned Business Daily to suggest if Business Daily has published false stories in the past or not.
3. Sources of Business Daily
Sources quotes by newspapers are also indicative of their reliability. We will check the sources quoted by Business Daily in their news stories to find out if Business Daily is factually reliable or not.
C. Business Daily Reliability Ratings by Fact-Checking Organizations
Several organizations across the globe independently conduct thorough research and studies on the pattern of news coverage by mainstream media. These websites study the articles published by the news media with the help of professionals and rate them on the basis of bias and reliability. Under this section, we will find out what other fact-checking organizations and media monitors have to say about Business Daily.
D. History of Business Daily
Business Daily is based out of Zimbabwe and primarily published from Zimbabwe . In this section, we will comment about the history of Business Daily including Business Daily founder, Business Daily publisher, Business Daily circulation and Business Daily headquarters.
E. Business Daily Funding & Ownership
Under this section, mediabuzz will write about Business Daily’s investors, stakeholders and owners to analyze how Business Daily’s media bias and factual reliability is affected.
F. Readers of Business Daily
Under this section, we will provide you approximate numbers of readers Business Daily enjoy. It will also have an age-wise, demographic-wise, gender-wise and political opinion-wise distribution of Business Daily audience.
G. Business Daily Media Bias and Credibility – Conclusion
After a thorough analysis of Business Daily on the above mentioned parameters, we will sum up if Business Daily is a left, center or right biased newspaper. Based on the analysis, we will offer a judgement on whether Business Daily is a reliable or unreliable publication when factual reporting is concerned.